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FoodLogiQ to Speak at FoodCon 2018

Company’s co-founder Andy Kennedy and Food Safety Solution Engineer Bryan Cohn to present at annual food conference

On December 5, 2018, the business schools of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Duke University will co-sponsor FoodCon, an annual conference that celebrates the food and agri-business community in North Carolina.  Its goal is to bring together a diverse audience of students, community members, and business professionals who have a shared interest in the sustainable food industry. Duke Fuqua’s MBA Food and Agriculture Club will host the 2018 event at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.

FoodLogiQ Recognized for Second Consecutive Year by Forbes Magazine for Innovation

We are excited to share that Forbes Magazine has included FoodLogiQ on The 25 Most Innovative Ag-Tech Startups list for the second consecutive year!

Forbes Magazine stated, “Forbes has taken to the fields and phones to come up with the top 25 most innovative startups in the ag-tech space. Just as we did last year, we surveyed the agricultural technology landscape by speaking with experts, venture capitalists and accelerators; then we examined financials and each company’s agricultural credentials. This year’s list features 12 alumni and 13 newcomers.

PMA Fresh Summit Convention + Expo Spotlights Emerging Technology

PMA Fresh Summit is the premier event for the global fresh produce and floral supply chain and will take place October 19-21, 2017 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention center in New Orleans.

Elon Musk and renewable energy, Blockchain and supply chain traceability technology, Uber Freight, and GDSN, have dominated the headlines lately.  But you aren’t exactly sure what they are or if they can potentially affect your business? Join FoodLogiQ’s co-founder, Andrew Kennedy and other industry experts, including moderator Ed Treacy, vice president of supply chain efficiencies of PMA, for the Fresh Summit session, Emerging Supply Chain Technologies: Game Changers or Toy of the Month? on Thursday, October 19 at 12:45pm CDT. They will demystify these hot topics and answer your questions.

Amazon Produce Network Increases Efficiency and Visibility by Streamlining Supplier Management

Sparked by the idea to provide mangoes year-round to the United States, the founders of  Amazon Produce Network launched their company in 2000. Now the largest importer and distributor of mangoes in the United States, the company provides coast-to-coast distribution with offices in New Jersey, Texas and California. Built on the business values of total transparency and being the stewards of their growers’ products, Amazon’s customers include Whole Foods Market, Del Monte, Costco, Kroger, Meijer, Safeway, and Sam’s Club.

FoodLogiQ at CED Tech Venture Conference and Other Highlights

FoodLogiQ CEO Dean Wiltse took the main stage last week at the CED Tech Venture Conference, an event that brings together over 800 tech innovators, entrepreneurs and investors from across the country to present new ideas and discuss the state of the industry. Now in its 33rd year, this annual event is the country’s longest running entrepreneurial conference and was held on September 19-20, 2017 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

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